The Passenger Pigeon by Wm. B. Mershon

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Editor Mershon, Wm. B. (William Butts), 1856-1943
LoC No. 07012260
Title The Passenger Pigeon
Contents Introduction -- My boyhood among the pigeons -- The passenger pigeon, from "American ornithology", by A. Wilson -- The passenger pigeon, from "Ornithological biography", by J.J. Audubon -- As James Fenimore Cooper saw it -- The wild pigeon of North America by Chief Pokagon, in "The Chautauquan" -- The passenger pigeon, from "Life histories of North American birds", by C. Bendire -- Netting the pigeons, by W. Brewster, in "The Auk" -- Efforts to check the slaughter, by Prof. H.B. Roney -- The pigeon butcher's defense, by E.T. Martin, in "American field" -- Notes of a vanished industry -- Recollections of "old timers" -- The last of the pigeons -- What became of the wild pigeon? By S. Cook, in "Forest and stream" -- A novel theory of extinction, by C.H. Ames and R. Ridgway -- News from John Burroughs -- The pigeon in Manitoba, by G.E. Atkinson -- The passenger pigeon in confinement, by R. Deane, in "The Auk" -- Nesting habits of the passenger pigeon, by Dr. M. Gibbs, in "The oölogist" -- Miscellaneous notes.
Language English
LoC Class QL: Science: Zoology
Subject Birds
Subject Passenger pigeon
Category Text
EBook-No. 44729
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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